When Opera Meets Animation

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Damon Albarn, frontman of the Britpop group Blur, and Jamie Hewlett, a comic-book artist and designer, first teamed up for the animated insanity of the “virtual band” Gorillaz. Now they’ve joined forces with actor and director Chen Shi-Zheng for “Monkey: Journey to the West,” a mash-up of opera, electronica, and animation based on a 16th-century Chinese fable. Albarn and Jamie join us to talk about the sounds behind "Monkey."